Category: General JC+ Sector Based Work Academy Care Work Brigaded

JC+ Sector Based Work Academy Care Work Brigaded

19th October 2020 3rd November 2020

Wednesday 4th November information session via Zoom leading to a 5 week course



Various (Brigaded)
Provider or college


Workers’ Educational Association (WEA)
SWAP / Job title


Care Worker

New Sector-based work academy

We are currently working with several care agencies in Liverpool who are recruiting for full and part time staff within the care sector. WEA are offering a 5-week virtual Step Into Care programme which will include a work placement and guaranteed job interview.


  • Age: 19+
  • Suitable device and Wi-Fi for virtual course
  • Able to pass DBS
  • Keen interest to work in the care sector
  • Asylum Seekers: Must be in the UK for at least 6 months prior the start date of the course


Contracted weekly hours Various
Venue and timings of Open Day Wednesday 4th November

10am via Zoom


Open day requirements



Candidates must be able to provide right to work ID



SWAP Content


Step into Care - Merseyside

Online learning - 1 initial assessment, 3 care courses, cv and interview skills, opportunities to gain work experience and be interviewed for care roles

This is a fantastic opportunity to gain qualifications and work experience to help you secure employment and enhance your CV. This course is suitable if you live in Merseyside, are 19 plus, have been resident in the UK for the last 3 years and are in receipt of a means tested benefit. No previous qualifications are required. The course is on zoom and canvas and is run over 5 weeks followed by a placement in a care home and job interview During this course you will achieve the following:

  • Level 1 Award in Mental Health Awareness
  • Level 1 Award in Stress Awareness
  • Step into Care - Preparation to Work in Adult Social Care Course
  • Develop an up-to-date CV demonstrating your achievements and work experience
  • Care placement opportunities and job interviews
  • Full enhanced DBS Check
Course length and hours of attendance


5 weeks

Monday 9th November – Friday 11th December

10am – 2.30pm

Via Zoom and Canvas

Venue for SWAP




Interested? Please call 01519342610 for referral to the training provider. Or click the link and we'll contact you. Event Pilot

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